North Carolina state Rep. James Roberson, D-Wake, takes a picture with fellow House Democratic members on the House floor after the chamber gave final approval to a Medicaid expansion agreement in Raleigh, N.C., on Thursday, March 23, 2023. The affirmative vote means the legislation laying out expansion details now goes to the desk of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. (AP Photo/ Gary Gary Robertson)
Republican Support for Medicaid Expansion Comes With Strings Attached

GOP leaders in the General Assembly finally budged on expanding healthcare options for 600,000 North Carolinians, but the bill is not without partisan games. 

Erosion is a direct and immediate threat to many of North Carolina's coastal towns, including Rodanthe, seen here in December, 2022.
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We’re Running Out of Time to Adequately Address Climate Change

A new report warns that while progress has been made, it is not enough to ensure a "livable and sustainable future." And you don't have to look outside North Carolina to see the dangers.

Yes, there are elections this year, NC. A new state tool tells you all you need to know. (Shutterstock)
Yes, There Are Elections This Year. A New State Tool Tells You All You Need to Know

More than 90 counties in North Carolina have local elections this year for vital roles that help set a community’s budget and define its principles.

Celebrate Pi Day in North Carolina With Discount Pizza and Philosophy

We can honor both Pi and Pie on the same day. Win, win.

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore, Republican, speaks in front of the US Supreme Court in December. He urged the US Supreme Court to take up a case his side lost at the North Carolina Supreme Court. The state court, however, has agreed to rehear that case itself. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
NC Supreme Court Will Hear Voting Rights Cases It Already Decided

The rehearings not only threaten free and open elections, but also undermine the integrity of the state’s highest court, voting rights groups say.

The fourth opossum safely captured and released far from this reporter's home. (Photo: Michael McElroy)
One of NC’s Most Common Household Pests Isn’t What You Think.

You can humanely remove this common pest from under your house. Because, like us, they love donuts.

Doctors from across the state at a news conference at the General Assembly on Wednesday. More than 1,100 medical professionals in North Carolina signed an open letter calling on legislators to reject any new abortion restrictions. (Photo: Michael McElroy)
NC Doctors Offer a Grim Warning About the Dangers of Abortion Bans

Abortion rights advocates have increased their efforts in recent weeks to highlight just how perilous abortion access is in North Carolina.